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Machine learning techniques reveal hundreds of open clusters using Gaia's data

Title
Les tècniques d’aprenentatge automàtic revelen centenars de clústers oberts en dades de Gaia
Credits
Stefan Jordan & Alfred Castro
Type
Popularisation of Science
By
Alfred Castro
Stefan Jordan
Date
Language
CA

Video about the 582 new clusters discovered in the Milky Way by the ICCUB team led by our astronomer Alfred Castro. This video shows a flight through our galaxy, highlighting those open star clusters found using the Gaia DR2 data. It is produced by researchers Stefan Jordan and Alfred Castro, who published it on the website of the European Space Agency Gaia Image of the week. Now the video is also available in Catalan.


About the Author

Alfred Castro Ginard is a doctoral student in the Gaia group at the Institute of Cosmos Sciences, where he develops and implements applications on the Gaia archive in a Big Data environment, using data mining and Machine Learning techniques. He also teaches classes in Astronomy and Observational Astronomy for the Physics Degree at the University of Barcelona.

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